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Synonyms for pinpoint
ˈpɪnˌpɔɪntpin·point

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pinpointnoun

    a very brief moment

    "they were strangers sharing a pinpoint of time together"

    Synonyms:
    speck

  2. speck, pinpointnoun

    a very small spot

    "the plane was just a speck in the sky"

    Synonyms:
    speck, atom, jot, molecule, particle, touch, mote, tinge, soupcon, corpuscle, mite, pinch, hint

  3. pinpointverb

    the sharp point of a pin

    Synonyms:
    speck

  4. pinpoint, nailverb

    locate exactly

    "can you pinpoint the position of the enemy?"; "The chemists could not nail the identity of the chromosome"

    Synonyms:
    sweep through, apprehend, collar, peg, breeze through, sail through, ace, pass with flying colors, nail, nail down, complete, pick up, nab, boom, arrest, cop, blast, smash

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  1. List of paraphrases for "pinpoint":

    identify, locate

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How to use pinpoint in a sentence?

  1. Dave Martinez:

    There was really not much of a discussion, just wanted to pinpoint exactly what he was feeling. Other than that, he was coming out of the game. We’re in spring training. There’s no sense in pushing it.

  2. Linda Kinkade with his intelligence:

    Linda was in and out of a couple of different hospitals, only Paul and the nurses and doctors were allowed in the room. To me, that was the first real red flag. But they just couldn’t pinpoint who could have done this.

  3. Molecular Genetics Lorna Harries:

    We need to pinpoint exactly how the splicing factors are causing the cells to rejuvenate, and identify the key points where we could intervene to stop them declining as we age, or to restore them once the damage is done, we’re now addressing why the splicing factors get switched off as we age, what the downstream consequences of this are for the regulation of our genes and the behavior of our cells, and also to identify new ways by which we might be able to intervene in these processes.

  4. Chris Karns:

    For security reasons, I won't pinpoint where The American forces will flow, it is important( that) groups, such as ISIS, don't have an exact map of our whereabouts, but instead we use our finite resources on the continent to adjust swiftly, efficiently, and employ with maximum effect.

  5. Helio Pedro:

    Unfortunately, we do have families that have multiple children involved [in a genetic disease], and we do all the testing and we still can’t pinpoint exactly what the problem is.

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